Andy Warhol once said, “They always say time changes things, but you actually have to change them yourself.” Truer words have never been spoken for China-based Shenzhen Takcere with over 20 years of experience in the industry being one of the earliest and longest serving manufacturers of cards and solutions in the region.
Life is all about moving forward, it’s about progress, always striving towards something better. However to know where we are headed in the future, we need to understand our past and be aware of the present. FutureCard started with one man’s vision 11 years ago, who also made it a reality.
The only thing constant is change and Evolis has come a long way from its origins that is coloured with change. One could say that it has evolved over the years, adapting to the environment and has become exceedingly efficient in thriving on whatever that changes bring.
From Contact To Contactless: The Time Is Now?
Gilbert Leung Vice President of Sales & Marketing
The Republic of Iraq has commissioned G&D to provide an end-to-end solution for a personal e-ID card, delivering smart cards, the entire perso system, the IT and data acquisition infrastructure, and the associated services.
Visa has signed an agreement with Blue Label Mexico, a joint venture between Grupo Bimbo and Blue Label Telecoms, to enable more retail locations across Mexico to accept debit and credit card payments.
After a successful P2PE audit performed by SecurityMetrics, European Payment Services (EPS) has become the first entity in the world to validate its P2PE solution, Total Care, as having met the rigorous controls defined in the PCI Security Standards Council P2PE Standard for the protection of payment card data.
ICC Solutions has been confirmed by Visa to offer the Chip Vendor Enabled Service (CVES) introduced to streamline the testing and reporting requirements for the deployment of EMV enabled ATM terminals plus contact and contactless POS chip-acceptance devices in the US.
Interac announced that Canadians can move through the checkout more quickly when they pay for their purchases using Flash at select Loblaw Companies banner stores. As Canada’s first and only contactless debit payment solution, Flash enables debit card holders to make contactless transactions at the POS quickly, safely and conveniently.
Alliance Data Systems announced that its Retail Services business, which manages more than 120 private label and co-brand credit programmes, has signed a multi-year agreement with Excentus to provide co-brand credit card services for the Fuel Rewards Network. The company will provide a full suite of credit and marketing services for the card programme including real-time credit pre-screen capabilities to drive card holder acquisition.
Barclaycard announces that it signed a new partnership agreement to provide full card acquiring services for Digital River World Payments. The agreement will expand their routes into market and allow them to increase the European credit and debit card processing capabilities of their payments solution.
WorldPay US has successfully earned AmEx EMV payment processing certification. In conjunction with the earlier completion of MasterCard & Visa EMV certification, this reinforces the company's ability to assist its current and prospective clients with the inevitable migration to chip cards in the US.
MasterCard introduces “São Paulo Não Tem Preço” (Priceless São Paulo), which is part of the global Priceless Cities platform, launched in 2011. Divided into six categories (food, fashion, culture, music, art, and sports), “São Paulo Não Tem Preço” provides card holders with 800 exclusive offers, special access and unique experiences.
In line with its commitment to enhance e-Payment card penetration in Egypt, MasterCard announced the appointment of Emerging Markets Payments (EMP) in the MEA region, as a Principal Member in Egypt. Through this, EMP will be able to sponsor issuers in Egypt and other African markets as Affiliates.